Far Breton

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Far Breton
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Breton Phare
Origin
Place of origin France
Region or state Brittany
Details
Type Cake
Main ingredient(s) Flour, eggs, milk

Far Breton (also Breton far) is a traditional cake or dessert from the Brittany region in France.[1] Its base is similar in composition to a clafoutis batter: a flan-style eggs-and-milk custard with flour added. Prunes or raisins are common additions.[2][3] Numerous recipes available at popular websites suggest soaking the dried fruits in alcohol; this is not traditional practice but makes an interesting variation. Far Breton as served in Brittany is often cooked to a much more "burned" appearance than online recipes indicate; the top of the custard appears nearly blackened rather than golden-brown.

References

  1. Deseine, Trish (24 October 2008). "Far breton aux pruneaux". Times Online. Retrieved 19 March 2010.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Bertinet, Richard (16 May 2009). "Richard Bertinet's Far Breton". Times Online. Retrieved 19 March 2010.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Bertinet, Richard (21 Mar 2014). "Richard Bertinet's Phare Breton recipe". The Telegraph. Retrieved 2 July 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>